Contents


Global Villagers

The Journals of Thornton Wilder, 1939–1961 selected and edited by Donald Gallup, foreword by Isabel Wilder

The Enthusiast: A Life of Thornton Wilder by Gilbert A. Harrison

The Dishonest Economy

Off the Books: The Rise of the Underground Economy by Philip Mattera

Choosing the Right Pond: Human Behavior and the Quest for Status by Robert H. Frank

A Hero of the Brain

Selected Papers on Language and the Brain by Norman Geschwind

Cerebral Dominance: The Biological Foundations edited by Norman Geschwind, edited by Albert M. Galaburda

Dyslexia: Current Status and Future Directions edited by Frank Hopkins Duffy, edited by Norman Geschwind

Contributors

Rosemary Dinnage’s books include The Ruffian on the Stair, One to One: Experiences of Psychotherapy, and Annie Besant.

George M. Fredrickson is Edgar E. Robinson Professor of US History Emeritus at Stanford. His recent books include Racism: A Short History and Not Just Black and White, a collection co-edited with Nancy Foner.

John Golding (1929–2012) was a British painter and art historian. He taught at the Courtauld Institute and the Royal College of Art. Among his many books was Cubism: A History and an Analysis, which refuted the notion that Cubism represented a break with the realist tradition. Golding also curated exhibitions on both sides of the Atlantic, including Picasso: Painter/Sculpter and Matisse Picasso.

Václav Havel (1936–2011) was the last president of Czechoslovakia and the first president of the Czech Republic. Havel was one of the six signers of the statement “Tibet: The Peace of the Graveyard.”

Arthur Hertzberg (1921–2006) was a Conservative rabbi, scholar and activist. His books include The French Enlightenment and the Jews: The Origins of Modern Anti-Semitism and The Zionist Idea.

Brad Leithauser is a novelist, poet, and essayist. He lives in Massachusetts.

Thomas Powers’s books include The Confirmation, a novel, and The Killing of Crazy Horse. (April 2017)

Israel Rosenfield is the author, with Edward B. Ziff, of DNA: A Graphic Guide to the Molecule That Shook the World. He is preparing an English translation of Plaisir de jouer, plaisir de penser by Charles Rosen and Catherine Temerson. (August 2017)

Lester Thurow is Professor of Economics and Management at MIT and the former Dean of the Sloan School of Management. He is the author of The Zero-Sum Society, Head to Head, and The Future of Capitalism. (February 1998)

Gore Vidal (1925–2012) was an American novelist, essayist, and playwright. His many works include the memoirs Point to Point Navigation and Palimpsest, the novels The City and the Pillar, Myra Breckinridge, and Lincoln, and the collection United States: Essays 1952–1992.

Michael Walzer is Professor Emeritus in the School of ­Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and co-­editor emeritus of Dissent. His new book, A Foreign Policy for the Left, will be published in the fall. (May 2017)

Lord Zuckerman (1904–1993) was a British zoologist and military strategist. Having advised the Allies on bombing strategy during World War II, he spent much of his later life campaigning for nuclear non-proliferation. Zuckerman was knighted in 1956 and made a life peer in 1971.